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Dr. Deborah Franklin, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN. She has 15 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospitalist. Dr. Franklin is affiliated with Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Johnson City Medical Center. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Deborah Franklin has the following 4 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


Hospitalists are physicians who specialize in the care of patients in the hospital. The majority of hospitalists are board-certified internists and have completed the same training as other internal medicine doctors including medical school, residency and board certification examination.

Hospitalist activities include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care. They have more expertise in caring for complicated hospitalized patients on a daily basis since, unlike other specialists or primary care doctors, they spend most of their day in the hospital.

They often coordinate the care of their patients and act as the central point of communication among the different doctors and nurses involved in the patient's care. They are also the main physician for family members to contact for updates on a loved one.


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Locations & Directions

University of Tennessee Medical Center

1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

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